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clinton meet for >>russell: donald trump and hillary clinton meet for a final round before election day. what each candidate is expected to focus on during tonight's debate. >>laura: and two days after dozens of people walked out of her show in tampa, amy schumer has plenty to say about the city of tampa and the people who live here. this feud is just getting started. >>russell: and bring your toothbrush but leave your garlic at home. this vacation is not for the feint of heart. do you have what it takes to
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castle? >>dave: if you and laura and vanessa are with me. i think that would be fun. a little "good day" trip. 71 degrees, our dew point number at 65. these numbers are similar to yesterday and it will be a similar day. high temperatures with lack of rain. wind should get back to the upper 80s, same for tomorrow. transition is friday night and on friday night, a front comes through, really no rain with the front but much drier air i can't wait to tell you about that in a little bit. >>vanessa: if you're just joining us, we've been dealing with some slowdowns in the southbound direction of 75 in the area just north of state road 54 due to two separate incidents. good news here, the preef crash that had lanes reduced to one is clear but we still have the disabled vehicle reported here about two miles or so north of state road 54 so the right lane
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54. if it's not too out of your way, you could save some time and some headache by taking old pasco road. >>laura: the sheriff's office is searching for a convicted felon accused of shooting a woman. >>russell: michael putnam considered armed and dangerous. if you see him, please use extreme cautions. last seen in the dollar general. her injuries are not life threatening. there's a $3,000 reward for information leading to putnam's arrest. if you see him, call 911 immediately as he's considered armed and dangerous. >>laura: a 61-year-old woman is in critical condition after a hit and run crash. lynn taylor was walking near gulf gate drive in sarasota when someone hit her. the driver took off and she was taken to sarasota memorial hospital. anyone with information is asked
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deputies were led to a man accused of hitting a 74-year-old woman and staging an accident to cover his tracks. they charged 37-year-old jarvis kendrick with the death of joy. he hit joy and kept going. days later, he deliberately hit a sign, causing damage to his ford pickup. in order to have it repaired without rising suspicion. had he called and asked for charged. he's a banking executive and grady says he should have known better. >>laura: we are also working to get updates on a mother and daughter who were hit by a car while walking to a bus stop. the mother and 7-year-old daughter were critically injured near eighth street north in dundee. they were rushed to two different hospitals after the crash. driver was cleaning the condensation on his windshield and that's why he didn't see him. he has not been charged.
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wanted on an attempted murder charge. michael todd markham accused of stabbing a man during a robbery at an r.v. park sunday morning. he was not hard to spot. he has a tattoo under his eye and distinctive neck tattoo says "dirty" which is also his street name. >>laura: detectives are investigating an inmate's death at the pinellas county peres was a long time president of the letter carriers union before he was arrested on federal charges for taking kickbacks from health care providers. he pleaded guilty in march. earlier this month, he was taken to a local hospital, complaining of back pain. he was released and returned to jail. the back pain continued until he was unable to move or speak. and he died yesterday morning. detectives say his death does not appear to be suspicious. >>russell: learning about
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in clearwater after a line broke. more than 18,000 gallons of raw sewage flowed from the break and into a nearby catch basin. flow continued into stevenson creek. area and installed a temporary bypass. water samples are being tested for fecal bacteria. task force is working on a number of fixes for the county's aging sewer system. >>laura: hillary clinton is hoping to maintain her lead in the polls. she's up six points in the latest fox 45-39% over donald trump. it's virtually unchanged from last week and trump is looking for any chance he can to rebound. and that could be tonight when the nominees face off in the third and final debate. >>russell: stakes could not be higher so it's fitting that the debate is in vegas. >> with most polls showing clinton with a healthy lead, trump is looking for a win in this debate. >> hillary clinton is the most corrupt person ever to run for
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hillary clinton ahead of the debate in las vegas while he continues to do damage control over his sexual assault allegations. with his wife coming to his defense. >> it would have been smart to do it last week. this time it had the effect of extending the story for another 24 hours. >> hillary clinton's campaign is dealing with a new controversy, as nie undercover videos show democratic >> they heard a guy say a thing that's inappropriate, they fired him. >> with clinton ahead in the polls, she's expected to play it safe with a focus on the issues. >> the first and second debate, there wasn't as much focus on policy as she would like because of how donald trump chooses to use his time in these debates. >> republicans, meanwhile, believe trump needs to turn the focus away from his controversies.
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he's done. >> some say trump's talk of a rigged election is preparing himself for a loss. tonight's debate will be moderated by chris wallace. >>laura: facing unprecedented warnings of a rigs election, workers around the country are working on making it sure. >>russell: trump is told to focus >> you start whining before the game is even over, if whenever things are going badly for you and you lose, you start blaming somebody else, then you don't have what it takes to be in this job. >>russell: trump has called on people to be election observers in certain parts of country to help prevent voter fraud. some states are planning to work with local law enforcement to
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however, there are concerns and increased uniformed presence at the polls could also intimidate voters. officials are also taking steps to prevent fraud before election day, all ballots and voting equipment will be under 24-hour, camera surveillance until they're sent out to polling places. >>laura: and this election has become the focus of an ongoing feud between amy schumer and the city of tampa. >>russell: you know this part. dozens walked out when she brought up the message for tampa. >>laura: shayla reaves is live at amalie arena. she's now calling this the rest of her tour the tampa apology tour, right? >>reporter: that's what we're hearing. this has been dubbed tampa apology tour and a few days ago in tampa, thousands of people packed inside and sat in the seats to watch the show.
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political turn, not everyone wanted to stick around to hear that. instead, some audience members got up and left the show. you're looking at some file video of amy schumer. comedienne performed inside madison kwar garden tuesday night. schumer told the new york crowd, quote, dearest tampa, i'm sorry you didn't want me, a comedian who talked about what she believes in, to mention the biggest thing going on in our country right now. how could i think peaceful conversation with someone with different views? now, schumer reportedly continued and shared her perspective on trump supporters. she reportedly called supporters or those who would vote for the candidate, quote, rich, entitled white people and, kwaet, the very poor people. the comedienne referred to the presidential nominee as a monster. we reached to donald trump via
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comedienne's open letter and right now we're still continuing to monitor the feed for updates. again, this does come just a few days after that performance here in tampa where schumer, on the stage, wearing a white skirt, a black shirt, she invited a member of the audience on to the stage. a tampa attorney who was also a self described donald trump supporter. while on the stage, we're told schumer actually asked the attendee why he was donald trump. attendee shared his perspective, returned to his seat and we're told schumer continued on with that topic and discussed the exchange. once the attendee returned to his seat. audience members had a mix of cheers and boos. some of those audience members left the show. they got up from their seat and did not return. we'll continue to follow throughout the morning and keep
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response to the comments made in the letter. >>laura: thank you. >>russell: here's some evidence that many americans, especially young americans, are dissatisfied with their choices in this election. university of massachusetts polled millennials and found a quarter would rather have a giant meteor destroy the earth than see donald trump or hillary clinton in the white house. 26% say t lottery for president. between trump, obama and random lottery for president and a giant meteor, clinton faired the best. >>laura: and to this. a new poll says that marco rubio's race against patrick murphy is too close to call. in the past two weeks, murphy has cut rubio's lead in half. senator had a four point lead on
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shows rubio leading by just 2%, in the margin of error. the poll numbers are dragging down other big names in the republican party. murphy faces a major hurdle as he closes in on rubio. his campaign is running out of cash and making matters worse, the democratic campaign stopped earlier this month, senate majority pac pulled millions of dollars from the planned ad support. >>russell: senator rubio will be in tampa this morning but not for a campaign stop. he's visiting a historic cigar maker that says the new regulations are hurting business. back in august, we've been talking about this a lot, food and drug administration gained the authority to regulate all tobacco products, including cigars. one of the new rules imposes fees and makes it harder for
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now, senator rubio plans to discuss the issue when he visits the jc newman cigar company in tampa. on top of the new regulations, american cigar makers have new competition. last week the obama administration eased restrictions on cuban made goods, especially rum and cigars. they have removed the $100 limit on goods brought into the states, meaning most people will bring back a dozen cigars and several bottles of rum. >>laura: u.s. health divide the $1.1 billion to fight the zika virus. more than 44 million will go to repaying other emergency funds that the government was forced to borrow from. another $40 million will he can up and down primary health care services in puerto rico and other agencies. others will cover everything from mosquito control and
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vaccine. >>russell: still ahead, what airports are doing to prevent people from walk i don't go to planes with those explosive phones. >>laura: and we have liftoff. the next crew of the international space station are on their way but they are not the only ones chilling out in orbit. why space is starting to get a little crowded. >>dave: never thought you'd say that, huh? 74 in clearwater, 75 in st. petersburg. mid to upper 60s our temperatures inland. it is day. sunshine to begin the day. a few clouds will mix in during the afternoon but in general, very similar to yesterday.
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>>dave: it is 6:17. how about this transition here? for today or actually for yesterday, we made it to 89 degrees. right? our low temperature was at 71. let's fast forward into saturday. look at the difference.
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78. i know, we just keep teasing it. the front is on its way, on its way, slowly working its way here. 63 degrees in crystal river. 67 wesley chapel, 68 in brandon. low to mid 70s tampa, clearwater and st. petersburg. statewide, you have 60s across i-10 and upper 70s from vero to west palm. down three key west, you have a northeast to east wind up, keeping things in check as far as humidity goes so we haven't had the oppressive dew points any more, not with the wind direction we have and as soon as this front comes through, then we'll shift the winds to the northwest and then it's a different ballgame. watch this. this is what you're going to get excited about. forecast dew points. dew points measure the amount of surface moisture. the lower the number, the drier it is. once you get dew points back in
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so here is where they are this morning, 6:00, mid to upper 60s. where they've been the past couple of weeks, we fast forward this. you get into thursday late in the day, friday morning here comes the cold front. by friday morning at 9:00, dew points are already back in the upper 50s in pensacola. they haven't changed, right? we're still in the mid 60s. watch the difference from friday morning into saturday morning. there you go. there's your cold front. dew points at 40s across i-10 and the mid 50s for the tampa area. it's not extremely dry. it's just one of those -- it's going to feel like just a fall-like day with the northwest breeze kind of helping things out a little bit. so first real decent front of the year because it looks like the drier air is going to stick around for a few days rather than the last front that came through and stuck around for a few hours. so there's your difference now as we finally get some drier air
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they're bringing the front down to south florida which is good. mostly sunny and warm today with a high of 87 degrees. so every bit like it was yesterday. mostly clear, mild tonight with a low temp of 70 and then scattered clouds continued warm with a high temperature tomorrow around 87 degrees. boaters, i do have a moderate chop for you. it just seems like as long as we have the east wind up there around 10 to 15 knots, we'll get a light to moderate chop, especially during the afterno the water temperature, and that's the way high for this time. it's about 80 degrees. low tide 11. 246789 -- 11:24 this morning. upper 70s for highs on saturday and sunday. low temperatures back to the upper 50s for sunday and then sort of a gradual warming trend but still, even nice next week, vanessa. >>vanessa: no big complaints at all there. loving it. thanks, dave. and the roadways here, we're looking at a new crash reported with lane blockage. it's going to be out of pinellas
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this is at 49th street north and 53rd avenue north. lanes are going to be blocked. i'm not seeing any big delays in the area. use some caution if you have to head that way. meantime, a look at the major roadways. good travel times here, pinellas bayway to i-4. 26 minutes if you're taking northbound 275. eight the time you should give yourself between branch forbes and 75 exit, taking i-4 west and then 75 so concerns in the morning and crashes along southbound 75. seven minutes now to get from state road 54 to bruce b downs boulevard. >>russell: here is one that is tailor made for jennifer epstein. coming up, how you can win a night in dracula's castle. >>laura: not bad at all. >>russell: that went out, didn't it? >>laura: uh-huh. the face of pure joy. a mom's reaction to her son who
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clicking on the web this morning. >>russell: what's going on? >>jennifer: good morning. doing all right? >>russell: yeah. >>jennifer: all right. cool. >>russell: you? >>jennifer: i'm all right. let's move on. if you travel a lot, you are sure to have a fair share of hotel nightmares. you guys have any hotel nightmares? maybe dirty sheets? bed bugs? my gosh. no, no and no. maybe you have but what if you checked into a hotel and someone told you, you'd be night with a 600-year-old blood sucking vampire? thrilling to others, how would you like the night at dracula's castle? >>russell: i would do this. >>laura: i would do this. >>jennifer: it's famous to a real life prince who inspired dracula. air bnb is holding a contest to
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october 1 -- wait. >>russell: 31st. >>jennifer: that would make more sense. halloween. yes. fitting. it will be the first time since 1948 that anyone has slept in the trans i will -- transylvanian castle. organizers have hinted at appearance by the count himself. >>russell: really?p>>jennifer: applicants must use their vampiric wit to imagine what they would say to count dracula if they met him. what would you say if you meet him? if they like it, you might be the one. >>russell: nice place you got here. >>vanessa: i want to spend the night. >>jennifer: if more than 2700
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you, you can check out the lego version. legoland dubais created a replica and yes, it is the world's tallest replica structure. this 56 foot tall, 1,000 pound building took 5,000 hours to build. does anyone want to guess how many legos it took? >>russell: how many? >>jennifer: guess. >>laura: i don't know. >>russell: come on, jen. >>jennifer: 436,000. 31. finally this picture captures the moment when a mother sees her child who cannot hug, wash or dress on his own laying on his new service dog. this is shaina and her 5-year-old son who has autism. the dog's name is tornado. she cried for months when other
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thanks to tornado, she says everything will be okay. this time her tears are because she's happy. >>russell: that's great. that's great. >>laura: that's precious. my goodness. that is a good one. way to inspire, jen. thank you. a lot of motivation. >>russell: one man's lie could have made a dangerous situation far worse. what happened overnight in hillsborough that prompted the sheriff's office to call in reinforcements from fire and rescue. >>laura: imagine this pop out from under your hood. find out what one man did when
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((russell 2shot) good morning - thank you for starting your day >>russell: welcome. thanks for starting your day with us. it's 6:31. >>laura: good morning. it's wednesday, hump day. we almost made it. check of the forecast right now with dave osterberg. >>dave: it's actually pretty nice outside, too. a couple of spots along the
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brooksville 63. ocala 63. lakeland 64. some upper 60s from frost proof down through the sebring area. a lot of sunshine today. same type of warmth as yesterday. i think we bring it back to the upper 80s. two more days of that before changes late friday and early into saturday. we're still on track for the cold front to come through in time for the weekend and we'll give you all the details in a few. >>vanessa: 6:32 news is a lot of our earlier incidents, crashes we're following, disabled vehicle all clear right now including that hit and run i mentioned in the last report. so with that we'll get to the majors. still no big changes here as i mentioned. we should be pretty clear at this point heading out the door and everything looking pretty ideal along 275, i-4 and 275. >>russell: a man set his own home on fire. this happened this morning.
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scene. they say the man set the house on fire. officials believe that three other people were inside so while some firefighters fought the flames, others searched the house. no one was found. family members told officials that the man lives alone. took crews about an hour to -- about a half hour, rather, to put out the fire. one firefighter suffered a minor injury. >>laura: a man wearing a surgical mask robbed a convenience store yesterday on police say that the man was wearing a baseball cap and blue jeans. >>russell: florida streak of dodging hurricane $ over but the fun created to help private insurers pay out claims after a strong storm remains in shape financially. it will pay out less than $200 million for hurricane matthew.
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mosquitos and the snakes. florida has it all. >>russell: every day we get a reminder that we share our state with mother nature. some are subtle, some not so much. >>laura: ken is live in tampa with the not so much. go ahead and take it, ken. >>reporter: you know, i don't think there's anything wrong with things personally. i have one as a when you name something, you like it. i'm comfortable with him. i can tell you this. if i was on 19 or anyplace else driving my truck along and a snake wiggled out from under the hood, that's just downright weird. a man was coming home from work on monday when this six footer seemed to pop out of nowhere. sound far fetched? this is the state of florida. sometimes it seems that the bizarre is commonplace.
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wal-mart parking lot. he pulls out his cell phone and starts shooting so the people don't think he's hallucinating. this snake eventually disappeared but the question at this point is where did the darn thing go? >> next thing i know, i look up and it's gone and i pull forward and looked around on the ground, behind me, didn't see him anywhere so i'm assuming he's still in there somewhere. >>reporter: isn't that a he's going to be thinking, is he alone or with a snake? what do you do? you could probably take it on your mechanic and say a need a tuneup and snake exorcism or something like that. he thinks he spent the weekend in weeki wachee and he thinks the snake hitch hiked with him. he's assuming if the snake is still in there, he hitch hikes right back again.
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>>russell: that's one of my fears. >>laura: it is one of your fears. >>russell: running over a snake. it somehow crawls under the side of the car and then there you are. you look in the rearview mirror and it's gone. jst always been one of my fears, kenny. >>reporter: we can do sensitivity training. i can bring my snake in. >>russell: it's a deal. >>reporter: jen did fine with him. >>reporter: fine. you win. mr. snuggles. >>laura: thank you, ken. >> engines firing up now, going up to flight speed and liftoff. >>russell: next crew of the international space station blasted off from kazakhstan this morning. the american and two russians. as you can see, it went off without a hitch. they'll dock friday morning and
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before returning home in february. >>laura: astronauts will spend time on an orbiting lab. during the 30-"good day tampa bay," astronauts will spend time on the experimental space station. it's for future missions for china to go to the moon and mars. >>russell: this comes more than a attempt ended in failure. the disc shaped lander expected to touch down sometime after 10:00 a.m. space agency plans to begin streaming online around 9:00. mission's primary goal is to search for evidence of life on the red planet. second part of the mission to deliver a rover to the surface. that won't happen until 2020. >>laura: johnson & johnson and scott. find out why our governor will be at a big business in tampa this morning. >>russell: and this will wake up
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>>dave: do you know what? i was outside yesterday afternoon and it was warm outside but it didn't seem all that bad. we had temperatures back to about 87, 88 degrees in many, many spots and we've got two more days of that before the changes start to settle. granted, tre people out there that love the heat and humidity. i'm not forgetting about you. the next couple of days, at least, you'll have a moderate humidity to enjoy before it gets dry. 63 in ocala. 71 tampa, 75 in st. petersburg. if you're anywhere near this 80-degree water temperature of tampa bay or the gulf, you're probably in the 70s this morning. if you're away from it, more than likely you're sitting in the 60s to start off today.
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northeast to east winds warm up as they move across the state. our normal high temperature, russell, runs about 84 degrees for this time of year. so we're going to be above that again, really for the next two, three afternoons we'll continue to be above normal as far as temperatures go. but then things are going to start to change. back up here, taking shape. a pretty potent cold front and it's going to finally drop its way toward the south and the east and bring some relief, really to most of the now, just east of our state, you see all of this moisture just kind of hanging around, very disorganized. this could become something tropical. if anything, sub tropical as it drifts back toward the northwest. but the way and the timing of this cold front is such that as it drops to the southeast, it is literally going to pick up whatever this may be and bring it well east of our state and to the north of us.
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new england but in general, now that the fronts are beginning to work their way south and east, they will tend to pick up the systems and carry them out to sea. but there's an 80% chance that this could develop into something over the course of the next several days so pull out the european model and you'll look and see, there it is right here this morning. watch as it starts to develop. here's your front back to the northwest. people always ask about a front stretches a thousand miles, okay? and it will always divert these storms. these storms don't override cold fronts. just doesn't happen. so as this moves to the north, it starts to feel the influence of that front and gets pulled to the north and the east. now, again, saturday and sunday they get a nice, big storm in
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dealing with pleasant weather, really once this front comes through friday night, the drier air looks to stick around for a few days. remember, we did have a front come through a few weeks ago, and i think it got dry for a few hours and that was it. this time it will be a few days. okay? 87 degrees for a high temperature. mostly sunny and warm and a beautiful sunrise at 7:33 which we'll show to you. mostly clear, mild tonight with a low temperature of 70 degrees an continued warm tomorrow with a high temperature of around 87. boaters, a moderate chop for you with the wind out of the east at 15 knots. high tide is not until lake 6:00 this evening. so very early this morning. back to 78 for a high on saturday. 79, maybe 80 on sunday but notice those low temperatures even going to the beginning of next week and the very comfy sat
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now. >>vanessa: well worth the wait. definitely. thanks, dave. and on the roadways, looks like we've got our normal congestion starting to build as we typically see this time of morning. 75 north of i-4 is where we're looking live right now. definitely starting to see some slowdowns, particularly in the southbound direction. look at our times on the veterans expressway. still clear. lots of green there. not too bad. no big complaints. you're dealing with 11 to 12 minutes either way you go and then here would suspect, red travel times for you, southbound 275. 18 minutes from bearss avenue to i-4. back to you guys. >>jennifer: thanks. today johnson & johnson will open its new regional headquarters in tampa. it's at the hidden river corporate center near east fletcher avenue. governor scott will be in town for the ribbon cutting. facility will house finance, human resources and information
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expected to create 500 pretty high paying jobs over the next three years. new surveillance video shows three people dealing more than a dozen televisions from a local business. the burglar smashed a window and then disabled the alarm. they loaded 18 large tv's into a white van along with two safes. the van, a ford econo line, may have minor damage to the rearview mirror. anyone with information could earn a cash reward by calling crime stoppers. and it's been nobel prize in literature and it's not clear how he feels about it. he didn't say a word about the win during a weekend concert. nobel committee has tried to contact him but has not been able to reach him directly. officials say they won't try contacting him again. you would think he would have a lot to say about this. they hope he accepts their invitation, at least, to collect his award at the annual nobel
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you would think you would be excited. >>russell: i would totally expect that. >>laura: people have been trying to get him on the phone forever. >>jennifer: you can't forget this, right? the swan roundup continues. yesterday workers scooped up 65swans. ken caught three of them. wow. today a veterinarian will weigh, vaccinate and micro chip them. it's to make sure the swans are healthy. back to you. >>laura: thank you. you're familiar with the candy. of course you are. you're going to love the new flavor of m & m's. we'll talk about it next. >>russell: and what airports with doing to make certain
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forward to it..and we are ?? cozy up this fall with dunkin's coffee and espresso flavors. sip salty and sweet with our new salted caramel macchiato or drink in the season with the classic taste of pumpkin. america runs on dunkin'. looking out there friday , alcides will be school ... it's bartow high 13 pep rally. school for the f r usually belcher....in for charley lloyd sowers, he's check in with its time now to its time now to >>russell: usually we go to charley but look. charley is not here. >>laura: there he is. hello, lloyd. charley, i understand, up north, went up to see the folks up around boone. >>laura: he loves going up there. >>russell: he went to school there. >> i know. but i get the pleasure of being in some wide open spaces, a
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dade city at the little everglades ranch and katie is here joining us today. katie is the general manager of little everglades ranch near dade city. how many acres are on this ranch? >> 2,050 acres here. 1750 of it are protected. we have wildlife, cattle. >> how many cattle? we raise calves until they're about eight months old and then they get sold. >> they're not here with us because they're on the other side of the ranch. it's that time of year, isn't it? >> it is for me to move the cows to the east, yes. we have them coming now. that's why we moved them out of the way so they can have a nice,
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katie, thanks very much. savage race is going to be 10,000 people, 10,000 people here in this savage race. it's an obstacle course race at little everglades ranch this weekend. we'll talk more about that as we go along here on "good day." >>russell: talk later, okay? >>laura: gorgeous when the sun comes up. >>russell: it's time to reveal the school for the pep it's bartow high school. alcides segui will be there on friday and we're certainly looking forward to it. >>laura: time to talk business news. >>russell: samsung's exploding phone troubles are not over yet. >>laura: they could end up in court. lauren simonetti is here to talk about it. good morning. >> good morning. you guys there? >>russell: we are. >> i got you.
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could be coming. >> all right. i mean, i'm surprised this took so long but basically, it's three plaintiffs in new jersey on the 16th filed a lawsuit against samsung saying, look. you recall this phone. it's totally bungled recall. we had to wait days, sometimes weeks for the new phone. you recalled that, too. we can't use the device. we can't make a phone call. we can't send an email on it. yet we had to pay fees. not only to samsung but also to the they're seeking class action status. we'll keep you posted. >>laura: you think about how much of our lives are on our phones. this is a vital part of their life. >> that's a big deal. now, in samsung's defense, if you traded in your phone for another samsung device, they did give you a $100 credit. just saying, putting it out there. i would be curious to see how that plays into this suit. >>russell: let's stay on the subject for a minute.
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you're not supposed to bring them onto airplanes anymore. what about the folks who forget? >> yeah. that's the thing. you go to the airport, say, at the last minute or you weren't up to speed with the recall and you can't use your phone on the flight. what do you do? well, samsung, and they're doing this in california, south korea, other countries, too, they're setting up exchange booths at the airport where you can go hand in your note 7 and get a flying aro prone device. >>laura: what a mess for them. >> it's a good idea for samsung, though. >>laura: candy companies coming up with new ideas, way to change the old original. we're surprised. i will say this. >> the carmel m & m. it's coming in may. i'm so excited. people who tried it say it's like a rolo or milk dud which
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that stuff gets stuck in my tooth. instant cavity, takes bonding off, whatever. you can buy them in may. this is an investment by the company. mars is spending $100 million on a factory in the state of kansas to make the m & m's. you have chewy ones and nutty. they did the funky nut av >>russell: did you say not until may? >> may. may of 2017. >>russell: i thought it would be here for halloween. it would have been great for halloween. >> i was reading yesterday and i believe it's may. might do a sampling or something like that. and i hear it's permanent. not one of those limited editions. that's annoying, especially when you like the flavors. >>russell: we have a little extra time if you've got it.
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markets and earnings and what's going on. >> you know, i have to say, i think investors are waiting on the debate tonight. markets are not moving. right now dow futures are down one point. s&p 500 futures are down one point. we've got nothing going on if you look at the major averages. but earnings big right now. united health surprised us yesterday. this is the company that said they're ditching most of the obamacare exchanges next year. they surprised investors. netflix, we spoke about that we get more earnings coming in today, morgan stanley, halliburton, ebay, american express but i really think investors are waiting on the debate tonight. i really do. >>russell: a lot of people may be. >>laura: we'll be talking about it tomorrow. >>russell: see you later. thanks. flowers. they make us happy. a local florist is spreading love around the bay area and jen is going there as people get surprised with bouquets. >>laura: and, guys, we'll never tell. don't worry. surprising number of men who are shaving their legs and the
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me. the rocker who is stelling one candidate, i'll be here for you in hopes of prevening them from going down in a blaze of glory. he's coming to tampa to help campaign. i'm done with that now. >>dave: we could go on. no? okay. 6:57. winds at five miles an hour. beautiful. it's going to be an absolutely gorgeo s sun will be up at 7:33. a couple of 87-degree temperatures followed by an 85, followed by a nice cold front going into the weekend.
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((russell- wrong place at the wrong time. a mother and her nine year old roim wrong place, wrong time. a mother and 9-year-old daughter taken hostage in a florida store. >>laura: and trashing tampa. amy schumer pins an open letter to our area, and it's not very funny. >>russell: silky smooth. men shaving their legs. we have reaction to this trend that's gaining popularity. welcome to the 7:00 hour of "good day." i'm russell rhodes. >>laura: and i'm laura moody. all that ahead and a whole lot more. first the forecast from dave osterberg. >>dave: what did you say about >>russell: yeah. >>dave: do you want to say it? >>russell: no. >>laura: you'll be blinded by the light. >>vanessa: oh, my gosh. >>dave: i walked into it, everybody. i walked straight into it. >>russell: did it to yourself. >>dave: laura moody off the christmas card list. 75 in st. petersburg. look at the 60s. more 60s than 70s on the map and come sunday morning, we're going

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